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Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat’

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months after he declared the...

January 18, 2019 3:05 pm

Father of Israeli Student Murdered in Australia: I Wanted to Be With Her More Time, but Someone Decided I Could Not

The father of the 21-year-old Israeli woman who was murdered in Australia earlier this week arrived in Melbourne on Friday to identify her body and visit the site where she was killed. “I am sad because...

NBA’s Kanter Urges Trump to Act on Turkey’s Human Rights Record

New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged US President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's arrest and extradition over his ties to a US-based...

Police Discover Nazi Memorabilia Trove in Miami Home of Alleged Antisemitic Arsonist

Police in Miami have unveiled a trove of Nazi memorabilia and antisemitic propaganda that was discovered in the home of a man currently on trial for arson. A large knife emblazoned with a Nazi emblem, a...

January 18, 2019 1:14 pm

Women’s March Co-Leader Tamika Mallory: Israel Has No Right to Exist ‘at the Disposal’ of the Palestinians

Israel did not have a right to exist “at the disposal” of the Palestinians, Women’s...

January 18, 2019 11:37 am

Malaysia ‘Disgusted’ by Israel’s Condemnation of PM Mohamed’s ‘Rabid Antisemitism,’ Amid Ongoing Row Over Exclusion of Athletes

Malaysia's foreign minister on Friday declared himself "deeply disgusted" with Israel after Jerusalem condemned the...

January 18, 2019 11:09 am
January 18, 2019 9:38 am

On Day 28, No Sign of End to US Federal Government Shutdown

As the partial US government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on...

January 18, 2019 9:12 am

Brazil’s Farm Minister Worried About Israel Embassy Move

Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday the farm sector is worried that...

January 18, 2019 3:05 pm

Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat’

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months after he declared the threat...

January 18, 2019 2:52 pm

Father of Israeli Student Murdered in Australia: I Wanted to Be With Her More Time, but Someone Decided I Could Not

The father of the 21-year-old Israeli woman who was murdered in Australia earlier this week arrived in Melbourne on Friday to identify her body and...

January 18, 2019 2:39 pm

NBA’s Kanter Urges Trump to Act on Turkey’s Human Rights Record

New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged US President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball...

January 18, 2019 2:08 pm

Police Discover Nazi Memorabilia Trove in Miami Home of Alleged Antisemitic Arsonist

Police in Miami have unveiled a trove of Nazi memorabilia and antisemitic propaganda that was discovered in the home of a man currently on trial...

January 18, 2019 1:14 pm

Women’s March Co-Leader Tamika Mallory: Israel Has No Right to Exist ‘at the Disposal’ of the Palestinians

Israel did not have a right to exist “at the disposal” of the Palestinians, Women’s March co-leader Tamika Mallory claimed in an interview that aired...

January 18, 2019 11:37 am

Malaysia ‘Disgusted’ by Israel’s Condemnation of PM Mohamed’s ‘Rabid Antisemitism,’ Amid Ongoing Row Over Exclusion of Athletes

Malaysia's foreign minister on Friday declared himself "deeply disgusted" with Israel after Jerusalem condemned the Malaysian government's continued ban on visiting Israeli athletes as antisemitic. Saifuddin...

January 18, 2019 11:09 am

Marking Fourth Anniversary of Alberto Nisman’s Murder, Israel Unveils Memorial to Argentine Prosecutor Who Sought Justice for Iran-Linked Bombing of Buenos Aires Jewish Center

Israeli and Jewish leaders on Friday marked the fourth anniversary of Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman's murder by unveiling a memorial plaque in his honor...

January 18, 2019 9:38 am

On Day 28, No Sign of End to US Federal Government Shutdown

As the partial US government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand...

January 18, 2019 9:12 am

Brazil’s Farm Minister Worried About Israel Embassy Move

Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday the farm sector is worried that President Jair Bolsonaro's plan to move Brazil's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem...

January 18, 2019 8:54 am

Australian Police Arrest Man After Killing of Israeli Woman Studying in Melbourne

A 20-year-old man was arrested over the killing of an Israeli university student who was walking home after a night out with friends in Melbourne, Australia's...

January 17, 2019 4:58 pm

Canadian PM Trudeau Reiterates Condemnation of Anti-Israel BDS Movement

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to back down from his criticism of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement at a town hall...

January 17, 2019 4:32 pm

French-Jewish Intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy Warns: Open Antisemitism Is ‘Back, Everywhere’

The steady rise of antisemitism around the world means that Jews in the US and Europe have little choice but to recognize that the need...

January 17, 2019 3:53 pm

European Parliament Urges Action to Recover Nazi-Looted Art

The European Parliament passed a resolution on Thursday urging EU member states to take steps to identify and recover art and other cultural items looted...

January 17, 2019 1:38 pm

Hungarian Jews Split About Danube Search for Holocaust Victims

Hungary's largest Jewish organization on Thursday asked Israeli and Hungarian authorities to suspend a search for the remains of Holocaust victims in the Danube riverbed, saying...

Features

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

Opinion

Donald Trump, the Syrian Kurds — and ‘Never Again’

According to a recent poll, 37 percent of Americans believe that Benjamin Franklin -- not Thomas Edison -- invented the light bulb. But Americans’ historical amnesia also extends dangerously to...

Israel

Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...

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